Current Affairs - July, 2013

ISRO, Tata Motors develop India's first Hydrogen powered cell bus

A hydrogen-powered automobile bus has been developed by the collaboration of Tata Motors Limited (TML) and ISRO. The two organisations have developed fuel cell bus for the first time in India. Hydrogen in bottles at high pressure is stored at the top of the bus and in this vehicle there will be zero pollution since the product of cold combustion is water. ..

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Bollywood's Cop Jagdish Raj passed away

Jagdish Raj (85), a noted veteran actor passed away. Raj had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films. He was an ideal police officer for generations in Indian films. About Jagdish Raj – The Bollywood’s Cop: Born on 1928 in Sargodha, Pakistan. Acted in films from 1960 till retirement in ..

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Only 19% countries follow Breastfeeding Code

As per World Health Organisation (WHO), only 19% countries of 199 countries, subscribing to the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes have passed laws incorporating all Code’s recommendations. In India 46 % of infants are exclusively breastfed in their first six months and there are stringent laws against marketing of breast milk substitutes. Mothers are often ..

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Jet-Etihad deal approved by FIPB with condition

The government gave a conditional clearance to Jet Airways to sell 24% stake to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways for Rs. 2,058  crore after Etihad submitted an amended Shareholders Agreement (SHA) and Commercial Co-operation Agreement (CCA). Now, Jet-Etihad will have to submit new articles of association before the deal is put before Finance Minister P. Chidambaram ..

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British government to go ahead with Rs 2.7 lakh visa bond

The British government decided to go ahead with Rs 2.7 lakh Visa bond despite Prime Minister David Cameron’s gave assurance to exempt India from the controversial visa bond scheme though the Home Office insisted that it was meant to target only high risk applicants. What is Pilot scheme by UK Govt. for the Rs 2.7 ..

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